The costs of the Homes and Communities Agency are set out in the Housing and Regeneration Bill-Impact Assessment, a copy of which is in the House Library. This states that the one-off cost of setting up the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) will be £20 million over three years.
A break down of the 2008-09 administration running costs of the HCA is provided in the following table. This gives the full HCA budget for 2008-09 for the reason set out in my response to the hon. Member on
|2008-09 (12 months) (£ million)|
|Staff pay costs||59|
|Office rental and accommodation costs||8|
|Professional fees and temporary staff||4|
|IT and telecommunications||4|